OSDir: JBoss Boss Marc Fleury: No More Astroturfing!
May 24, 2004, 20:00 (1 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to steve
for this link. ]
"JBoss head Honcho Marc Fleury lays down a new law about
Astroturfing in the aftermath of being accused of the practice
without actually admitting it was done:
"'You may have heard about recent charges in online forums that
some JBoss employees, including me, were personally involved in
anonymous postings on developer sites. The practice, known as
'astroturfing,' is wildly popular on sites like Slashdot that
actually let you post as 'anonymous coward.' JBoss has the
reputation as an in your face, straight up, tell it like it is
company. I personally don't need a mask to speak my mind and one
thing I can't stand is two faced hypocrisy. This has made us many
friends and a few critics..."